Five children (three males, two females; four right-, one left-handed; age range 6 to 14 years) who developed aphasia after gross-total excision of left predominantly thalamic tumors are reported. Three patients had Broca aphasia, one had mixed transcortical aphasia, and one patient had conduction aphasia. In the months after surgery, three children… (More)
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia results from an adrenal enzyme deficiency, that causes an underproduction of glucocorticoids and sometimes mineralocorticoids and a resultant overproduction of androgens, until treatment with replacement glucocorticoids is instituted. The goal of this study was to determine the frequency and etiology of white-matter changes… (More)
BACKGROUND To assess the renal growth and function of neonates during infancy in relation to birth weight and gestational age. METHODS A longitudinal study was conducted at a tertiary hospital in South India from June 2010 to August 2014. Low birth weight neonates (LBW) were further sub-classified based on gestational age and compared with normal birth… (More)
Arteriovenous malformation of both the maxilla and mandible in a pediatric patient is a very rare phenomenon that carries with it a high mortality rate. Arteriovenous malformations, sometimes known as simple vascular tumors, can be present from birth or acquired over time due to trauma, surgery, or any kind of vascular manipulation of an area of the body.
A 3-year-old, right-handed girl developed a conduction-type aphasia following a second generalized seizure in the setting of a developing abscess involving left subcortical and cortical angular gyrus and arcuate fasciculus, and the posterior corpus callosum. The language disorder was fluent, characterized by age appropriate mean length of utterance and… (More)
Computed tomography scans of 31 chronic schizophrenics with negative symptoms and 31 age-matched normal volunteers were assessed for ventricular size, cortical atrophies, third ventricle diameter, and cerebellar atrophies. No significant differences were found in the size of the lateral ventricles or third ventricles between the chronic schizophrenics and… (More)